"Oh, you're doing Burning River? Which Race?"
A bit sheepishly, "Just the Fifty."
"Front Half or Back Half?"
The conversation repeated itself several times as Danny Boy signed up for the Burning River Front Fifty at the last minute yesterday.
He's not all that used to the conversation, since he used to generally always sign up for the longest race available at the given event. He wouldn't have to say, "Just the 5K" or "Just the Half", as so many other have.
But now he's old. And "Just the Fifty" is challenge enough.
Plenty, in fact.
At the start The Buckeye Woods 50K (BW50K) is known as a Fat Ass run. Fat Ass runs are usually held around the holidays in order to prov...
Here we are at the start. That's me on the left in my best white cotton attire; Paul Coleman on the right. I can't remember the na...
Only recently, as in the past week or so, have I finally been feeling a little better. Just a little, mind you. This, after six months of p...
Twenty years ago, I drove from Michigan to Ohio, stayed with family, and toed the line at the 1996 Toe to Tow Marathon, now known as the To...